3rd Quarter

2020, 3rd Quarter filings #

This report details the number of filings and closed units in the 3rd quarter of 2020. As a reminder, we are only showing filings and closures related to single union elections (rare multi-union elections are excluded).

Filings by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2020 335 petitions for new units were filed, a 37.86% increase from the previous quarter The median size was 18 with a total of 16,960 workers across all units, a 28.36% increase from the previous quarter

National Total Units Filed Change in Units Total Workers Change in Total Workers Median Unit Size Change in Median Unit
Uncoded 112 34 4,778 2.22% 17.0 -22.20%
Teamsters 64 27 2,245 77.70% 17.5 -12.21%
SEIU 19 1 1,247 -26.64% 14.0 -56.61%
IAM 17 6 460 -22.20% 15.0 25.53%
IUOE 14 1 260 16.65% 12.0 0.00%
IBEW 12 6 159 -67.71% 8.0 -56.61%
UFCW 11 -3 549 -59.94% 40.0 23.31%
SPFPA 9 6 336 243.09% 28.0 115.44%
UAW 8 5 1,056 2,414.25% 59.5 230.88%
Other 7 7 926 - 10.0 -
LIUNA 6 2 113 276.39% 19.0 192.03%
AFSCME 5 -1 241 -56.61% 24.0 -57.72%
USW 5 2 546 149.85% 58.0 -17.76%
ATU 4 -1 130 -37.74% 26.0 -6.66%
BCTGM 4 2 1,784 1,361.97% 300.0 391.83%
UA 4 1 122 48.84% 27.5 62.16%
CWA 3 -1 23 -46.62% 7.0 -17.76%
NewsGuild 3 -1 168 150.96% 35.0 118.77%
OPEIU 3 1 80 -41.07% 16.0 -76.59%
RWDSU 3 0 51 -15.54% 11.0 -47.73%
Ironworkers 2 1 22 -58.83% 11.0 -79.92%
NAGE 2 2 72 - 36.0 -
NNU 2 2 72 - 36.0 -
SAG-AFTRA 2 2 41 - 20.5 -
AFT 1 1 1,177 - 1,177.0 -
FCGOA 1 0 16 -62.16% 16.0 -62.16%
IATSE 1 -1 16 -82.14% 16.0 -64.38%
IBB 1 1 11 - 11.0 -
IFPTE 1 -2 8 -94.35% 8.0 -88.80%
ILWU 1 1 2 - 2.0 -
IUPAT 1 -1 13 -64.38% 13.0 -29.97%
Multiple 1 0 18 99.90% 18.0 99.90%
NATCA 1 -1 4 -63.27% 4.0 -27.75%
TWU 1 1 9 - 9.0 -
UNITE HERE 1 -1 29 -92.13% 29.0 -84.36%
UWUA 1 0 35 45.51% 35.0 45.51%
United Federation LEOS-PBA 1 -1 97 31.08% 97.0 162.06%
WU 1 1 44 - 44.0 -
BAC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
IUEC 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
NYSNA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
SMART 0 -2 0 - 0.0 -
SSOBA 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -
UE 0 -1 0 - 0.0 -

Closed Elections by Union #

In the 3rd quarter of 2020 344 petitions for new units were closed (this includes petitions where no election was ever held), with 51.16% closed with a certification order, creating 176 total new units. This was a 147.89% increase from the previous quarter in successful union certifications. Overall this represents approximately 10,627 workers, which is a 323.05% increase from the previous quarter The median bargaining unit has 17 workers.

National Total Units Closed Change in Closed Units Won Total Workers Added Median Successful Unit
Uncoded 110 20 12 786 10.5
Teamsters 53 35 30 940 17.5
SEIU 26 16 22 1,837 18.5
UFCW 19 13 8 441 39.0
IUOE 18 13 15 205 12.0
IAM 17 12 12 205 11.0
NewsGuild 10 6 10 228 22.0
IBEW 9 2 6 224 12.0
AFSCME 8 6 7 673 70.0
UAW 7 3 5 64 11.0
IATSE 5 4 4 303 45.5
SPFPA 5 3 4 50 12.5
ATU 4 4 4 104 18.0
IFPTE 4 3 2 81 40.5
LIUNA 4 3 4 30 6.5
UA 4 3 1 17 17.0
USW 4 3 2 121 60.5
CWA 3 0 3 35 9.0
NAGE 3 2 2 1,073 536.5
NATCA 3 3 3 15 5.0
OPEIU 3 2 3 198 62.0
RWDSU 3 3 3 60 21.0
UNITE HERE 3 1 2 65 32.5
AFT 2 0 2 75 37.5
IUPAT 2 0 0 0 0.0
Multiple 2 2 0 0 0.0
NYSNA 2 2 2 118 59.0
UWUA 2 2 1 24 24.0
BAC 1 1 0 0 0.0
BCTGM 1 1 1 99 99.0
FCGOA 1 1 1 42 42.0
IBB 1 1 1 98 98.0
Ironworkers 1 1 0 0 0.0
NNU 1 1 1 1,733 1,733.0
NUHW 1 0 1 69 69.0
Other 1 1 1 531 531.0
SSOBA 1 1 1 83 83.0
AWPPU 0 -1 0 0 0.0
PASNAP 0 -1 0 0 0.0
SMART 0 -2 0 0 0.0
UE 0 -1 0 0 0.0
United Federation LEOS-PBA 0 -1 0 0 0.0

Data last updated on: Sep 25 2022 03:03 UTC